Black Hills Overlook

ID #2774

Black Hills, USA Mountain No House
8 4 2
France
27th Mar 2017  to  1st Jun 2017
Spain
27th Mar 2017  to  1st Jun 2017
Germany
27th Mar 2017  to  1st Jun 2017
Home Exchange, Short-term Exchange (2-5 days), Mid-term Exchange (2-4 weeks), Non-simultaneous Exchange, Open to offers

Our spacious modern home overlooks the Englewood Valley in the South Dakota Black Hills. There are four bedrooms, two bathrooms, kitchen, family room, living room, dining room and deck. At our 11 acre rural property in a pine forest you can enjoy nature in a peaceful setting, view deer, turkey, hawks and other wildlife and hear coyotes sing at night. The house is 8 miles from Deadwood, 20 miles from Sturgis (famous motorcycle rally) and 50 miles from Rapid City airport. Closest stores are 4 miles away. The 109 mile Mickelson Trail (hike and bike) is one-half mile from the house. Nearby attractions include Spearfish Canyon, Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Devils Tower.

Dishwasher, DVD player, Parking, Use of bicycle, Washing machine
No Smoking
Sorry no pets
Car swap by arrangement
Lead/Deadwood Rapid City

The Black Hills of South Dakota are known for scenic beauty, abundant wildlife, historic attractions and American Indian sacred places. The historic gold mining and Wild West towns of Lead and Deadwood are nearby, as is beautiful Spearfish Canyon, with excellent trout fishing and hiking. Sturgis, home of the world-renowned motorcycle rally in August, is 30 minutes away. Mount Rushmore Memorial and Crazy Horse mountain carving are a 45 minute drive. Our house is located on the 109-mile Mickelson bike trail through the Black Hills. Air travel connections to the area are through Rapid City, SD, 50 miles away. Interstate Highway 90 is near, for trips to South Dakota Badlands and Devils Tower and Yellowstone Park in Wyoming.

The map marker is a general indicator of the local area only.
Boating/Sailing, Fishing, Horse riding, Sightseeing, Skiing, Spectator Sports, Tennis, Walking

Lead Golf Course (9 hole, par 36, 3331 yards, established 1922) is five minutes away. Highest course west of Rocky Mountains at 6,200 feet, it is located in a beautiful pine forest. Tomahawk Lake Golf Course (9 holes, par 36, 3390 yards, established 1930s) is 15 minutes away and also beautiful. Both are open to the public.

George English French, German, Hindi & Urdu 5 No
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We are a family of five. George is retired newspaper editor/publisher. Elizabeth is instructional designer for Chadron State College. Tara is a yoga teacher and world traveler. Kailas works in IT for a non-profit company. Geoffrey is currently teaching English to elementary students in northern France. We enjoy biking, hiking, cooking, meeting new people and experiencing new places. Languages spoken include English, French, German, Hindi and Urdu. Our previous international family travel includes England and India.